what is an alkali ?

Asked by Rohansinghkain | 4th Nov, 2014, 05:56: PM

Expert Answer:

An alkali is a basic hydroxide which when dissolved in water produces hydroxyl (OH-) ions as the only negative charged ions.
 
NaOH(aq)  →  Na+ + OH-

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 4th Nov, 2014, 06:08: PM